Friday, May 19, 2017

Bootleg Special to Open in Boston; License May Come from La Rana Rossa in Jamaica Plain

It looks like a new restaurant is opening in a space near where Boston's South End and Chinatown neighborhoods meet, and its liquor license may be coming from a cafe and pizzeria in Jamaica Plain.

According to a licensing board hearing page within the City of Boston website, Bootleg Special is planning to open by the corner of Tremont Street and Herald Street (just south of the bridge over the Mass. Pike), with the place moving into the space where DoggieDay Playcenter had been. The listing indicates that Bootleg Special is looking to acquire a beer and wine license from La Rana Rossa, which first opened on Green Street in JP in February of 2016; it is not known what the future might hold for La Rana Rossa, so stay tuned. [Ed note--La Rana Rossa is now closed.]

An earlier post from Universal Hub mentions that Bootleg Special would be an Asian-influenced seafood spot with seating for 80 in the dining area plus room for another 28 outdoors, and it would also have a bar as well.

The address for this upcoming restaurant on the northern edge of the South End is: Bootleg Special, 400 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, 02116.

[October 30 update: According to a job post within the Craigslist site, Bootleg Special is planning to open in December, and it is now looking to hire a head chef and a general manager.]

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[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]





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Blogger MC Slim JB said...

Some more details on Bootleg Special from Universal Hub: http://www.universalhub.com/2017/asian-influenced-seafood-could-be-landing-south

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